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  • NYC waters rise to Irene levels before superstorm

    NEW YORK (AP) — Waves splashed over the sea walls at the southern tip of Manhattan, already at Hurricane Irene levels Monday hours before the worst of a mammoth storm …


  • Sandy gains power and aims for Northeast

    NEW YORK (AP) — A fast-strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools were closed across the …


  • East Coast grinds to a halt as superstorm nears

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hurricane Sandy bore down on the Eastern Seaboard’s largest cities Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and …


  • NYC braces for wall of water from superstorm

    NEW YORK (AP) — After days of seeming to take a looming superstorm in stride, New Yorkers gathered supplies or tried to get out of the way as forecasters warned …


  • NYC braces for megastorm; evacuations ordered

    NEW YORK (AP) — After days of seeming to take a looming superstorm in stride, New Yorkers scrambled to gather supplies and get out of the way as forecasters warned …


  • HI tsunami smaller than feared; ports reopened

    HONOLULU (AP) — Officials in Hawaii reopened the state’s ports on Sunday after canceling a tsunami advisory due to fears of waves generated from a powerful earthquake off the coast …


  • Eastern US braces for dangerous superstorm

    NEW YORK (AP) — From Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns Sunday buttoned up against the onslaught of a superstorm that could endanger 50 million people in the …


  • Sandy and storm surge pose ‘worst case scenario’

    KENSINGTON, Md. (AP) — The projected storm surge from Hurricane Sandy is a “worst case scenario” with devastating waves and tides predicted for the highly populated New York City metro …


  • HI tsunami smaller than feared; advisory canceled

    HONOLULU (AP) — Officials in Hawaii canceled a tsunami advisory for the state’s coastline early Sunday, paving the way for beaches and harbors to reopen after widespread fears of waves …


  • Tsunami warning in Hawaii downgraded to advisory

    HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii tsunami warning that spurred coastal evacuations statewide was downgraded to a tsunami advisory early Sunday, ending the threat of serious damage less than three hours …


  • AP PHOTOS: Sandy forming into a rare hybrid storm

    As a deadly Hurricane Sandy treks north from the Caribbean to meet two other powerful winter storms, experts say it doesn’t matter how strong the storm is when it hits …


  • Tsunami waves smaller than expected at start in HI

    HONOLULU (AP) — The first waves of a tsunami hitting Hawaii on Saturday night were smaller than expected, roughly three hours after evacuations were ordered for coastal areas threatened after …


  • Tsunami warning for Hawaii, canceled in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Emergency sirens sounded around Hawaii late Saturday warning about an oncoming tsunami, after a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Canada. Even as many people …


  • Tsunami warning for Hawaii, downgraded for Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Emergency sirens sounded around Hawaii late Saturday warning about an oncoming tsunami, after a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Canada. Even as emergency officials …


  • ‘Frankenstorm’: Worse than sum of its parts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The storm that is threatening 60 million Americans in the eastern third of the nation in just a couple of days with high winds, drenching rains, extreme …


  • ‘Frankenstorm’: Worse than sum of its nasty parts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The storm that is threatening 60 million Americans in the eastern third of the nation in just a couple of days with persistent high winds, drenching rains, …


  • US superstorm threat launches mass evacuations

    SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — Forget distinctions like tropical storm or hurricane. Don’t get fixated on a particular track. Wherever it hits, the rare behemoth storm inexorably gathering in the …


  • ‘91 perfect storm skipper leery of Hurricane Sandy

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Ray Leonard knows a thing or two about monster storms. In fact, he’s the skipper of the Satori, the 32-foot sailboat that rode out THE perfect …


  • Emergencies declared ahead of Eastern superstorm

    SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, governors in the nation’s most densely populated corridor declared states of …


  • Approaching megastorm threatens East Coast

    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Douglas Jumper choked up as he described the long, slow recovery in his central Pennsylvania town from last year’s historic flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and …


  • Sandy leaves Bahamas after killing 43 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 43 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens …


  • Sandy leaves Bahamas after killing 40 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy rolled out of the Bahamas on Friday after causing 40 deaths across the Caribbean, churning toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to …


  • Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 40 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy rolled out of the Bahamas on Friday after causing 40 deaths across the Caribbean, churning toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to …


  • Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 39 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas on Friday after leaving 39 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …


  • Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 38 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …


  • Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 29 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 29 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …


  • East Coast braces for monster ‘Frankenstorm’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Hurricane Sandy becomes a hybrid weather monster some call “Frankenstorm” it will smack the East Coast harder and wider than last year’s damaging Irene, forecasters said …


  • Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 21 in Caribbean

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 21 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a …


  • East Coast readies for ‘Frankenstorm’ monster

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call “Frankenstorm” is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are …


  • Amid bumper crop, families could get PB&J break

    ATLANTA (AP) — Choosy moms and dads may be packing more PB&J in lunches this winter, when the cost of a jar of Jif or Skippy is expected to fall …

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